DFI denies rumors, won't exit the enthusiast motherboard market

By Julio Franco
Dec 23, 2009
  1. Earlier this week we saw some coverage around the web about motherboard maker DFI possibly leaving the enthusiast motherboard market to focus on other higher volume endeavors. Considering the sheer number of LANparty motherboards currently available for both AMD and Intel platforms, we didn't go with the flow and tried to make it to the source.

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  2. dividebyzero

    dividebyzero trainee n00b Posts: 4,891   +1,258

    Nice to see someone checking the facts and contacting DFI. A bit sad to see the web writing their eulogy based on the prattling of a loony tool blithering away on techs answer to TMZ.
    Having said that DFI probably need to get away from the day-glo-my-eyes-are-bleeding colour schemes and the overly complicated BIOS. If your going to include every setting bar calculating M-theory then the board has walk taller than Gigabyte, Asus, ASRock and EVGA (who, lest we forget are relative newcomers to mobo building)
  3. Mmh however in this newer article it seems that DFI has fired several important people... (it's english translated by Google)|en&u=
  4. dividebyzero

    dividebyzero trainee n00b Posts: 4,891   +1,258

    That's one hell of a translation!
    From my understanding DFI seem to be moving away from the enthusiast grade boards and moving into the mATX form factor and Ion Hybrid. Their last few Intel boards have been less than stellar from accounts and reviews. The last one I worked with (UT P45-T3RS) was thoroughly underwhelming considering the pricing.
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